Oasis Social Ministry is a private, non-profit, charitable organization created over 52 years ago to assist and empower those who face challenges meeting their nutritional and essential needs.
Oasis Social Ministry
Sign In/Greeter: Greet and acknowledge all clients in a friendly manner. Ensure the client signs in and provide client with a number card. Explain the shopping process to the client.
Shopping Assistant: The shopping assistant works directly with the client while they shop. This person will engage the client in conversation while making sure they take the correct amount specified for each product category by family size.
Bagger: The bagger will bag and weigh all the clients’ groceries after they are finished shopping.
Carrying assistant/runner: The carrying assistant or runner will make sure the clients get everything to their vehicle quickly and efficiently and help load the items into their vehicles.
Boutique Assistant: The Boutique assistant will assist the client in finding their size and ensure the client is taking the correct number of items per family member.
Floater: The Floater will be responsible for helping where needed.
As a Food Recovery Volunteer, you may sort canned and boxed items and perishable products for distribution and other light duties as needed and assigned.
The Community Kitchen preps and cooks’ meals for thousands of neighbors in Portsmouth, Chesapeake, and Suffolk. We offer breakfast and lunch daily to include weekends.
If you have any questions about the Community Kitchen volunteer opportunities please contact Jane Lewis, Community Kitchen Volunteer Coordinator, at 757-397-6060.